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Armed man allegedly storms Williamstown police station

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A man has allegedly tried to storm the Williamstown police station armed with a knife.

Police say the man initially used a vehicle to ram the gates of the Williamstown police station on Nelson Place around 6am before getting out of the car, brandishing a knife.

Officers deployed OC spray, managing to subdue the man.

The 25-year-old has been taken to hospital for assessment.

The motive for the alleged attack is not yet clear, but police say it is not believed to be terror-related.

Williamstown Police Station has since re-opened to the public.

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